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Report: Merkel wants Tusk to be next EU commission President

10.09.12 @ 16:20

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German weekly Der Spiegel has written that Chancellor Merkel favours putting forward Polish leader Tusk as the centre-right's candidate for the next European Commission President. It says the centre-left is to field current European Parliament chief Schulz, while the incumbent, Barroso, wants to be the next President of Portugal.